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Alumni Career Design Fellowship

30 day online program to find a more fulfilling career that fits you

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Clarity + direction

  • Define what you want

  • Discover exciting options

Begins February 11

  • Fits your busy schedule

  • 7-9 hrs/wk commitment

"I found a career I now love thanks to the Fellowship!"

What's next for your career? Let's make a plan.

Teach For America is working with the career design experts at Mission Collaborative to bring you the clarity and confidence you need to create a fulfilling career.


Whether you’re early, mid, or late-career, the Fellowship provides the structure and accountability you need to make the breakthrough progress you’ve been struggling to achieve on your own, while fitting into your busy schedule.

Perfect for you if you're:

Wanting more balance, growth, or impact from your career

Feeling bored, burned out, under-appreciated, or not using your strengths at work

Wondering how your skills and experience translate to other career paths

Transitioning to a new phase of life and want to reinvent your career

What you will get out of this experience

based on the principles of Design Thinking

Get clarity

Understand your strengths, skills, and values


Discover options

Identify exciting career paths that fit you better


Pick the best path

Learn better ways to research and evaluate your options


What you'll experience

The Fellowship is a peer-learning program that requires 7-9 hrs/wk; you'll work with fellow alumni who "get you" and want to help you thrive!

Assignments that fit your schedule

Spend about 5 hrs/wk learning career design principles, exploring career resources, and completing insightful exercises.


Weekly team working sessions

Fellow alumni give you new perspectives and actionable feedback. (1.5 hr/wk) Choose from: Weds at Noon ET, Weds at 7pm ET, or Thurs at 9pm ET.

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Weekly calls with your assigned partner

Go deeper and have more breakthroughs with your Accountability Partner. Schedule calls at times that work for both of you, 1 hr/wk.

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Activate and grow your network

Crowdsource ideas, resources, and connections from your supporters, fellow alumni, and the broader Fellowship network.

Who it's for

The Fellowship requires hard work and an open attitude. You'll get the best results from the program if you're:


Excited to Reflect

Career design requires you to dig deep and think about various elements of your career and life. 

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Open to possibilities

Fellow participants are going to help you think through unique career pivots, so it's important you don't write off new ideas.

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Ready to work hard

You get out what you put into this program. It requires a lot of effort and comitment, but the results are worth it. Your future self will thank you!

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Willing to help others

This program is not a solo endeavor. Your Team and Partner are counting on you! You don't need to have all the answers, just showing up makes a huge difference! 

Unsure if this program is right for you?

Get started today

The Fellowship begins February 11th. Compare to 1:1 career coaching ($2,000+)


Early Enrollment

Enroll by January 21




Regular Enrollment

January 22 - February 6


Going through financial hardship? Apply for a partial scholarship


What past participants say:


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Moved to a better fit school

“This experience was more than well worth it, especially for busy professionals. You’ll get superb resources, top-notch career ideas, and insight that will set you on a promising path towards your next career move.”


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Educator to software sales

“I had already wasted a ton of time trying to change careers on my own with no actual progress and a lot of fear. The Fellowship helped me understand what I want and how to get it, and the community is priceless.”


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Administration to business owner

“The course platforms were easy to use, flexible, and the whole program fit into my busy schedule. I even developed a detailed action plan that I used immediately to pursue new career opportunities.”



Ready to create a more fulfilling career?

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